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Transportation

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Top Transportation Articles

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  • New Device Aims to Stop Teen Texting and Driving

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says teens are six times more likely to crash while dialing a cellphone and 23 times more likely to crash while texting. Reaction times become similar to those of a 70-year-old who drives without......
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 290 model-year 2014 versions of the S550 sedan; the affected vehicles were manufactured from April 11 through Oct. 14, 2013. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that the front...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 69 model-year 2014 versions of the GL350 Bluetec 4Matic, GL450 4Matic, GL550 4Matic and GL63 AMG SUVs; only vehicles manufactured Nov. 4 through Nov. 15, 2013, are affected. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • Meet Our Moms

     
    The Cars.com Editorial family is filled with gearheads, car enthusiasts, daily-grind commuters and carpool-lane veterans; a few of us also answer to "Mom." The moms on staff have seen it all on the road, from marathon car-seat installations and late-...
  • Senate Bill Targets 'Massive Information Breakdown' in GM Ignition-Switch Issue

     
    Legislation introduced Tuesday by a pair of U.S. senators would require automakers to automatically submit accident reports or other documents that alerted them to a fatality to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Early Warning...
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Honda Civic

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 9,816 model-year 2014 versions of the Honda Civic LX sedan and coupe; only vehicles manufactured from Nov. 26, 2013, through Jan. 21, 2014, are affected. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is...
  • Feds Say New Cars Must Have Backup Cameras By Model-Year 2019

     
    After years of delays and lawsuits, the government's proposed backup camera mandate is finally a reality, according to reports from The Detroit News. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruled that all vehicles less than 10,000 pounds must...
  • GM CEO Testifies Before Congressional Panel on Ignition Switch Recalls

     
    GM CEO Mary Barra testified this afternoon before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee investigating the automaker's recall of more than 2.5 million vehicles worldwide for faulty ignition switches that have been blamed in at least 31 crashes and...
  • App Helps Urban Drivers Avoid Street-Sweeping Tickets

     
    You thought to yourself, "This is too good to be true," last night when you pulled into that parking space right in front of your building. After all, you live on a crowded street in a crowded neighborhood in a......
  • Recall Alert: Combi Child Safety Seats

     
    Car Seats Affected: Approximately 33,139 versions of the Combi child safety seats. The models affected include the Coccoro (model number 8220 seats manufactured Jan. 6, 2009, through Dec. 5, 2012), the Zeus 360 (model 8836 seats manufactured Feb. 25,...
  • Backup-Camera Mandate Moves Forward

     
    Industry-wide backup cameras, which have been stuck in neutral since 2007, may yet become reality. In a move that could signal a law sometime before January 2015, the U.S. Department of Transportation sent rules that require backup cameras in new......
  • Recall Alert: 2013 Tesla Model S

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 29,222 model-year 2013 Model S electric cars equipped with 240-volt NEMA 14-50 Universal Mobile Connector adapters. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that during charging, the...